(August-September 1951)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1951-06-13
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited editor); Julius Schwartz (actual co-editor); Mort Weisinger (actual co-editor)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy covers; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


The Duel of the Planets! (Table of Contents)

Knights of the Galaxy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Frank Giacoia ?
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Commando Lyle; Ora; 3 Mercurians
Keywords
spacecraft

Favorites in Fantasy! (Table of Contents: 1)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Duel of the Planets! (Table of Contents: 2)

Knights of the Galaxy / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher [as Dion Anthony]
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Frank Giacoia ?; Joe Giella ? (see notes)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Lyle; Millo; Jorgo Warlord of Mercury; Ora

Indexer Notes

Writer and pencil credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Schwartz's records indicate Joe Giella was paid for inking the story, but Bob Bailey disputes this, identifying Frank Giacoia as the inker.

The "Popsicle" Kids in Nevada Bad Lands (Table of Contents: 3)

Popsicle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Stars and Their Legends / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Mort Drucker
Pencils
Mort Drucker
Inks
Mort Drucker
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hercules, son of Jupiter, was pictured by the Greeks...
Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Writer and art credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Vitalis Hair Cream / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Heroes out of Time! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Manly Wade Wellman [as Robert Starr]
Pencils
Bob Oksner
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Carr Davis; Anne Rell; Dr. Indigo Maylor; Benjamin Franklin; Napolean

Indexer Notes

Writer and art credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Captain Tootsie Silences Rattler (Table of Contents: 7)

Captain Tootsie / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Schreiber (signed)
Pencils
Bill Schreiber (signed)
Inks
Bill Schreiber (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Dubble Bubble Gum / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ray Thompson [as Ray T.] (signed)
Inks
Ray Thompson [as Ray T.] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Step right up, folks...
Genre
children

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 9)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Vengeance of the Moth! (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Coleman
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
John Giunta
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Mort Weisinger ?

Genre
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Writer and art credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Cornered in the Corral! (Table of Contents: 11)

Another Jim Wise "P-F" Adventure Story; "P-F" Canvas Shoes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Professor Brainstorm / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Irwin Hasen
Pencils
Irwin Hasen
Inks
Irwin Hasen
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Professor Brainstorm, the school needs funds...
Genre
humor; science fiction

Indexer Notes

Writer and art credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Wildroot Cream-Oil / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Mars? (Table of Contents: 14)

What Do You Know About / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Julius Schwartz?
Pencils
Raymond Perry?
Inks
Raymond Perry?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; math & science

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

Destination Earth / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Irwin Hasen
Pencils
Irwin Hasen
Inks
Irwin Hasen
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
As Chief Professor of Science of the planet Jupiter...
Genre
humor; science fiction

Indexer Notes

Writer and art credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Neat Treat! (Table of Contents: 16)

Nestlé's Crunch / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Big House of Space! (Table of Contents: 17)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Manly Wade Wellman (signed)
Pencils
Frank Giacoia
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Willis Wend; Derek Crombie; Bruce Trendon; Thidd

Indexer Notes

Writer and art credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Tomahawk! (Table of Contents: 18)

Tomahawk / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Sweet Land of Liberty! (Table of Contents: 19)

Peter Porkchops / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Otto Feuer
Inks
Otto Feuer
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy; anthropomorphic-funny animals

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Duel of the Planets!
    Knights of the Galaxy
  2. 1. Favorites in Fantasy!
  3. 2. Duel of the Planets!
    Knights of the Galaxy
  4. 3. The "Popsicle" Kids in Nevada Bad Lands
    Popsicle
  5. 4. ["Hercules, son of Jupiter, was pictured by the Greeks..."]
    Stars and Their Legends
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Vitalis Hair Cream
  7. 6. Heroes out of Time!
  8. 7. Captain Tootsie Silences Rattler
    Captain Tootsie
  9. 8. ["Step right up, folks..."]
    Dubble Bubble Gum
  10. 9. Editorial Advisory Board
  11. 10. Vengeance of the Moth!
  12. 11. Cornered in the Corral!
    Another Jim Wise "P-F" Adventure Story; "P-F" Canvas Shoes
  13. 12. ["Professor Brainstorm, the school needs funds..."]
    Professor Brainstorm
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  15. 14. Mars?
    What Do You Know About
  16. 15. ["As Chief Professor of Science of the planet Jupiter..."]
    Destination Earth
  17. 16. Neat Treat!
    Nestlé's Crunch
  18. 17. Big House of Space!
  19. 18. Tomahawk!
    Tomahawk
  20. 19. Sweet Land of Liberty!
    Peter Porkchops
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Wheaties
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